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Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
A tree which in its outward appearance (phenotype) is superior to the average tree of the same species grown at a similar site. Visibly superior characteristics may include morphology, vigor, pest or disease resistance, growth, etc., but these characteristics have not been clonally or progeny tested.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137428.rdf
Scope Note
Use for trees that have not been proven superior genetically; for trees that have been verified superior by appropriate testing USE elite trees.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137428
Used For
plus-trees
superior trees
Broader Term
trees
Related Term
elite trees
plant characteristics
Spanish
árboles plus
Term Number
137428